Archive for the 'Resources' Category

October 22, 2010

By Beth Luey and published by Cambridge University Press in 2010, this is the Fifth Edition, and is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number PN 146 .L84 2010.

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October 6, 2010

VetMed Resource includes all of the veterinary content from CAB Abstracts, CABI's Animal Health and Production Compendium, and some full text.  Designed for practicing veterinarians.  It also provides veterinary news.  Includes 1,300,000 records for articles and conference proceedings from 1910 to the present.

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October 6, 2010

The Encyclopedia of Weather and Climatic Change:  A Complete Visual Guide

By Juliane L. Fry and others, and published by the University of California Press in 2010, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QC 854 .F79 2010.

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September 24, 2010

The Congressional Record, the official daily record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress, is now available full-text in electronic format via the Lexis Nexis Congressional database for the years 1789-1997.  Coverage also includes predecessors to the Congressional Record including Congressional Globe, Register of Debates, and Annals of Congress.

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September 24, 2010

The Cambridge Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics

Edited by Luciano Floridi and published by Cambridge University Press in 2010, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QA 76.167 .C36 2010.

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September 10, 2010

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) has announced that support for the SciFinder Scholar database ends in 2011.  Consequently, Auburn University is migrating to SciFinder Web .  Access to SciFinder Scholar ends on December 10, 2010.

Please click here for more information concerning the registration needed for SciFinder Web .  Please NOTE:  due to licensing restrictions, only SIX simultaneous users may have access to this database at one time.

SciFinder Web is a web-based chemistry database that searches the same data as SciFinder Scholar .  First-time users must create a user name and password.

SciFinder Scholar is a client-based chemistry database that searches Chemical Abstracts which abstracts articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, and patents (1907- present); CAS Registry, a chemical structure database (1907- present); and CASreact, a reaction database (1985- present).  Search by keyword, structure, reaction, chemical name or CAS registry number.

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September 10, 2010

A Dictionary of 20th.-Century Comunism

Edited by Silvio Pons and Robert Service, and published by Princeton University Press in 2010, this large volume (921 pages) is located in the Reference Collection on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HX 40 .D5913 2010.

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August 27, 2010

The Opposing Viewpoints database has been renamed ( Opposing Viewpoints in Context ) and upgraded with a new interface.

The new interface supplies links to major controversial topics arranged under broad headings as well as provides links to "Featured News" stories from The New York Times, USA Today, and Newsweek.  It is possible to search for topics via the search blank in the upper right hand corner of the screen.  Please NOTE  the link for conducting an "Advanced Search"  which allows one to limit a search to full-text documents and peer-reviewed journal articles.  One can also limit a search by "Document type" and date of publication.

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August 27, 2010

Created for and developed by veterinarians, Veterinary Information Network (VIN) indexes the veterinary medical literature and offers discussion boards.  NOTE:  Access is free to Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty and DVM (Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine) students only.  Registration is required.  Others must pay to subscribe.

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August 13, 2010

Handbook of Applied Spatial Analysis:  Software Tools, Methods and Applications

Edited by Manfred M. Fischer and Arthur Getis and published by Springer in 2010, this volume is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number G 70.212 .H222 2010.

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